“I do think that there can be a role for America.” The U.S. could provide air and technical support, if Congress approves.
“Right on Crime” arrives. “What are all those things that look like tanks doing?”
Rep. Hank Johnson pivots off Ferguson to introduce the “Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act.”
“And it seems like he may well be the frontrunner right now.”
“You’re seeing skirmishes all over the place, people testing each other.”
Rand Paul and Senate Democrats say the administration needs to come to Congress before any Iraq operations. Obama will meet with congressional leaders Wednesday.
The political odd couple’s proposal is picking up support, sources say, and supporters expect a Reid-Paul bill within two weeks.
Eight Republican candidates have literally copied and pasted from Rand Paul’s “issues” page.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine tells BuzzFeed some lawmakers are meeting informally over altering the AUMF.
“Former Congressman Ron Paul, whose views are interpreted by many as wholly representative of the libertarian movement, gets it wrong when he speaks of Crimea’s right to secede,” Students for Liberty’s founder says.
“Every Republican likes to think he or she is the next Ronald Reagan,” Paul writes.
The Republican Kentucky senator, who is suing the NSA, slammed the National Security Agency’s surveillance of Americans’ cell phone records.
An inspector general is now looking into reports of impropriety.
The Kentucky senator has a few problems with Washington.
Another four cut-and-paste jobs in the senator’s 2012 book.
Accountability from the senator’s office.
The senator’s office added footnotes to a speech on Nov 1. Now they’ve removed some transcripts.
The senator blamed plagiarism charges today on “hacks and haters.”
The worst case yet. Paul’s office says the book notes Paul didn’t individually report out each case.
You can’t plagiarize a movie plot line, argued the Senator from Kentucky when pressed about a BuzzFeed report.
Sen. Paul said he will hold Janet Yellen’s nomination for chairman of the Federal Reserve until the Senate votes on the Federal Transparency Act.
Another example of the Kentucky Republican seemingly copying parts of a speech verbatim from the online encyclopedia.
How do we know that Rand Paul didn’t write the Wikipedia page for Gattaca?!
Interviews aren’t for the faint of heart.
There have been 335 newspaper articles written this year about the 2016 presidential election, according to Pew Research Center. More of them were about Hillary Clinton than any other potential candidate.
On day three of the shutdown, the Kentucky senator tried to get his colleagues together for a little chat. “All right, everyone, let’s sing ‘Kumbaya’!” said the one Democrat who showed up.
Here’s the invitation. Update: Paul’s office says he’s not hoping for a solution to the shutdown, but a “ratcheting down” of rhetoric that’s become “too personal.” So far one Democrat has signed up. Update, Oct 8: Heinrich’s office says the Democrat never planned to attend and didn’t go.
In the sequel to Rand Paul’s filibuster, Cruz spent a day calling out his colleagues and exposing deep rifts in the GOP. He knew exactly what he was doing.
An RNC fundraiser brought the Republican Party’s most buzzed-about presidential prospects under one roof for an audition in front of elite donors. “They actually really like Rand.”